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Stone panel with scene in the wilderness from the Dahamsonda Jataka. The painting is divided into two fields, with on the left a black rock from which King Dahamsonda has been told by the god Sakkraia, in the form of a demon, to jump into his mouth. On the right above Sakkraia, having acquainted him with Bana, transports the king back to his native copuntry. Sinhalese inscription at base.


panel (ritual & belief: representations)

1 item (description level: whole)

Scene from the Dahamsonda Jataka
Broad category
Anthropology: Ethnography
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  panel (ritual & belief: representations)
object name (local):  stone panel with scene from life of Buddha
object name:  panel (ritual & belief: representations)
catalogue title:  Scene from the Dahamsonda Jataka
display title:  Scene from life of Buddha
supplied:  Scene of temptation from life of Buddha

Sri Lanka, South Asia, Asia
Additional place information
made or collected:  Sri Lanka 
Date made
circa 18th century
Additional date information
date made:  circa 18th century 

Materials & techniques
ceramic; lacquer
Additional material & technique information
material: ceramic (overall)
material: lacquer (overall)
overall: 240 x 312 x 10 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 240 x 312 x 10 mm

auctioneer:  Sotheby & Co.  Undefined - 1960-02-22

Related objects
one of the pair:  panel (ritual & belief: representations) (object-45964)
Related subjects
object name: panels (ritual & belief: representations)

Record created 2000-01-22 by MIGRATION
Record last updated 2017-04-20 by XGVIEWS